Kennel Block Blues #4 wraps up an excellent series that had all members of the creative team providing a high level of quality within their own expertise to capture a real sense of heart, humour, and entertainment, all while continuing to play with the comic form.
Kennel Block Blues #3 is a high point for the series so far. What began as a satirical, comedic take on the prison genre through animals in a kennel has turned into an even more emotional story than originally expected.
The creative team continues to present a very playful and funny prison drama, parodying the genre in all the right ways so far. Switching Oliver’s fantasy sequences to more morose images was rather unexpected but definitely works with the ante going up and the action moving forward in this issue.
Kennel Block Blues does an excellent job at parodying prison genre tropes through many of its sequences that perhaps shows how beaten down the genre really is but manages to stay fresh and even off-putting at times within the anthropomorphic world.
Translucid #5 Written by Claudio Sanchez and Chondra Echert Art by Daniel Bayliss Published by Boom! Studios I’m gonna miss this comic once it’s gone. It has been one of the best superhero comics I’ve read in a while, simple because it is bringing something new to the genre. Issue #5 of Translucid continues dissecting …
Translucid #4 is another chapter in the history of the Navigator, and demonstrates the way that the Navigator has used his superheroics to ignore all of his own problems for far too long. Translucid continues to be a brilliant critique of the superhero genre and the characters that make it up.